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Chitin and Chitosan

Physicochemical Properties and Industrial Applications

Edited by Mohammed Berrada

University Hassan II of Casablanca

Chitin and Chitosan - Physicochemical Properties and Industrial Applications provides an overview of the extraction, modification, characterization, and application of chitin and chitosan derivatives from crustacean byproducts and their physicochemical properties. It presents and explains important studies and develops new and innovative methods of biological and physicochemical analysis in the fields of organic and mineral environmental pollution, corrosion inhibitors, drug delivery systems, superabsorbent materials, nanotechnology, textiles, biotechnology, and biomedical sciences.

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Chitin and ChitosanPhysicochemical Properties and Industrial ApplicationsEdited by Mohammed Berrada

Published: September 29th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.91553

ISBN: 978-1-78984-425-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-424-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-695-5

Copyright year: 2021

Books open for chapter submissions

1766 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

4 Dimensions Citations


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1. A Novel Drug Delivery System Based on Nanoparticles of Magnetite Fe3O4 Embedded in an Auto Cross-Linked Chitosan

By Damiri Fouad, Yahya Bachra, Grouli Ayoub, Amine Ouaket, Ahmed Bennamara, Noureddine Knouzi and Mohammed Berrada


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2. Gastrointestinal Delivery of APIs from Chitosan Nanoparticles

By Rayan Sabra and Nashiru Billa


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3. Chitosan-Based Oral Drug Delivery System for Peptide, Protein and Vaccine Delivery

By Siti Zuhairah Zainuddin and Khuriah Abdul Hamid


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4. Chitosan Based Biocomposites for Hard Tissue Engineering

By Fouad Dabbarh, Noureddin Elbakali-Kassimi and Mohammed Berrada


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5. Wound Dressing Application of Ch/CD Nanocomposite Film

By Ranju Kandra and Sunil Bajpai


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6. Ternary Solid Dispersion Strategy for Solubility Enhancement of Poorly Soluble Drugs by Co-Milling Technique

By Marouene Bejaoui, Hanen Oueslati and Haykel Galai


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7. Modulating the Physicochemical Properties of Chitin and Chitosan as a Method of Obtaining New Biological Properties of Biodegradable Materials

By Ilona Latańska, Piotr Rosiak, Paulina Paul, Witold Sujka and Beata Kolesińska


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8. Proton Conductivity in Chitin System

By Takashi Kawabata


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9. Characterization of Chitosan Membrane Modified with Silane-Coupled Nanosilica for Polymer Electrolyte

By Ella Kusumastuti, Fadila Mauliani, F. Widhi Mahatmanti, Jumaeri, Lukman Atmaja and Nurul Widiastuti


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10. Innovative Separation Technology Utilizing Marine Bioresources: Multifaceted Development of a Chitosan-Based System Leading to Environmentally-Friendly Processes

By Keita Kashima, Tomoki Takahashi, Ryo-ichi Nakayama and Masanao Imai


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11. The Application of Chitosan-Based Compounds against Metallic Corrosion

By Brahim El Ibrahimi, Lei Guo, Jéssica Verger Nardeli and Rachid Oukhrib


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12. Modified Chitosan Forms for Cr (VI) Removal

By Şerife Parlayıcı and Erol Pehlivan


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13. Chitosan for Using Food Protection

By Sadik Büyükyörük


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